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Devi Snively—Sometimes you get what you need

A conversation with award-winning filmmaker Devi Snively is an entertaining, yet slightly overwhelming experience. Although she presents low-key, her incisive thoughts are communicated in a rapid jumble of penetrating insights, personal revelations, interrupted thoughts, humorous asides and pop culture references. She’s like that favorite professor you had in college whose class was always over-enrolled—which makes [...]

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The Wicker Man (1973)

In The Wicker Man, the 1973 British thriller directed by Robin Hardy, all manner of worlds collide: old world crashes into new world, paganism slams into Christianity, lust rubs suggestively against chastity. I suppose at its core, the film is about conflict. It makes perfect sense that the screenplay was written by noted playwright Anthony [...]

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Taste the Blood of Dracula

In honor of the recently knighted Christopher Lee, I declare it Hammer time at Slammed & Damned. In my opinion, you can’t touch Sir Christopher’s portrayal of Count Dracula in the films produced by Hammer studios. So today, we’re going to look at what is usually thought of as the last of Lee’s truly great [...]

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